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of these workers had to do was flip a switch to get the lights back on in one small subdivision in kevin john. >> they must have been doing something right. >> reporter: david hogan referring to pepco. >> i certainly give them the blame when things don't go right, so give them some credit this right. >> reporter: this is willard avenue in bethesda blocked by a fallen tree on a utility pole, but the lights are still on. one driver forced to turn around was a restoration appraiser. >> most stuff we're getting on fairly on the small side at the moment, but it's a mixture. i'm not seeing everything because i'm only one estimator in the company, but so far it's little stuff. >> reporter: in all more than four dozen roads in montgomery county were closed due to downed trees or power lines or floodwaters county officials saying we dodged a bullet, but some are still on edge. >> i'm worried. the ground is really wet and there are lots of big trees. i'm afraid it will come down and then we'll still be out for five days like we usually are. >> will you come for a treat or for a trick? >> reporter:
and some people see that as a cost of doing business. >> but not so says aaa's john townsend who cite experts claim the amount of the fine does not matter. he points to our neighbors as an example. >> the fines are only $40 in the state of maryland, but yet people are complying with the law. people are slowing down and the number of violations has decreased in that state. >> no one denies d.c. coffers are overflowing with money from speed camera tickets. so the mayor said he would put that money to work. >> the additional money generated by speeding fines will be used to hire 100 new police officers. >> council member tommy wells supports the idea of more officers on the street, but says the mayor's plan still uses camera fines to fatten up the budget. >> when we balance the budget, it should be done with taxes and we vote on it. we shouldn't be using fines across the city to balance the city's budget. >> 1 thing to point out under the mayor's plan, anything 10 miles or under over the speed limit will get you a $50 ticket. the thing is those speed light cameras throughout the city chi
's hope it does not. >>> talking about those winds, let's take it out to annapolis now, john henrehan and audrey barnes standing by live. we're getting a sense won't see a whole lot between now and 6:00 tomorrow morning, but high tide occurs about 5:55 at the city dock, that's when the story will unfold a bit more. >> reporter: that's because of all the rain falling for hours and hours. thankfully in the last hour or so the rain in annapolis has let up and so have the wind gusts. they aren't nearly as strong as they were one and two hours ago. because the wind came from this direction out to that way, the bay is that way, the water got pushed out of annapolis. so there was no flooding, but as you mentioned, high tide is at 5:45 a.m. and now that all the water has fallen down in all the streams and creeks heading toward the bay, who knows what will happen in annapolis tomorrow. for the bay today annapolis was a rather quiet town. gusty winds blew through maryland's capital city much of the afternoon. that apparently did not stop the movement of u.s. mail. streets remember largely emp
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